Events

The Daddying Film Festival & Forum

The Daddying Film Festival & Forum

The Center for Media and Information Literacy is excited to be partnering with The Daddying Film Festival and Forum. It's the first and only festival worldwide that focuses solely on highlighting the importance of positive paternal engagement for kids and families....

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Join us at the sixth annual Children's Media Career Symposium on April 4th, 2024 from 5:30-8 pm! Sign Up Here! Considering a Career in Media or a Career Focused on Children? Have fond memories of watching Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, or Sesame Street? Inspired to...

Media and Information Literacy – Issues of Trust

Media and Information Literacy – Issues of Trust

From DCN Global Digital Communication Network invites you to an open online discussion about Media and Information Literacy and issues of trust. All around the world, Media and Information Literacy is a central policy issue that addresses challenges in the...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2023

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2023

Missed the 2023 Symposium? Watch the full event here. https://vimeo.com/829052661 The fifth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 13, 2023. Are you…  Considering a career in media or a career focused on children?   Have fond...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

The fourth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 7th. This event served as an opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand, from leaders in content creation, animation, podcasts, marketing, research and entrepreneurship. Guest speakers...

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

The CMIL is proud to be a partner in the Prix Jeunesse this year. We helped organize one of the global youth juries to screen and judge two categories of this prestigious children's television festival. The judging consisted of two categories: Fiction for ages 11-15...

Video presentation on “Surveillance Society”

Sherri was invited to do a presentation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (March 2022) on behalf of the Association Country Women of the World. Her presentation was titled, "Surveillance Society: the power and influence of algorithms". A video of the...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

The fourth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 7th. This event served as an opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand, from leaders in content creation, animation, podcasts, marketing, research and entrepreneurship. Guest speakers...

The 2022 Children’s Media Industry in Los Angeles

The 2022 Children’s Media Industry in Los Angeles

The course "The Children's Media Industry: Trends and Opportunities" was held in Los Angeles for two weeks in May 2022. This 3-credit course was taught by professor Sherri Hope Culver and offered students the opportunity to meet with producers, writers, media...

Global Media and Information Week

Global Media and Information Week

Media Literacy is a pivotal issue that addresses important questions in this highly digitalized field of communication. It provides the basis for understanding critical thought of media, enhancing the access to information and ensuring an intercultural framework that...

Children and Screens Webinar on The Influencer Impact

Children and Screens Webinar on The Influencer Impact

Webinar Details Celebrity is hardly a new phenomenon; however, thanks to the digital age, it’s never been easier to become the next big thing. Young people in 2021 consume media in a rapidly-changing landscape, and experience a personalized digital experience every...